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Fallon Health MD / Physician- Geriatric Care - Springfield, MA in Springfield, Massachusetts

Overview

Overview

At Summit, we are always looking for talented providers at all of our locations which include; Worcester, Leominster, Lowell, Springfield, Webster and Dartmouth- We would love to hear from you if there's interest in any of our locations, come take a tour!

That’s Right! Fantastic Teamwork environment caring for a geriatric population utilizing an interdisciplinary model of care

  • Monday to Friday, 8 hr day.

  • Flexible daily schedule. Create your own!

  • Quality over Quantity Care- Average of 4-6 patients a day!

  • Focus on providing individualized care

  • Great Mentoring with provider colleagues

  • PACE is a Growing Area of Health Care, Come Grow with It!

About us:

Fallon Health is a company that cares. We prioritize our members--always-making sure they get the care they need and deserve. Founded in 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts, we deliver equitable, high-quality coordinated care and are continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience, service, and clinical quality.

Fallon Health’s Summit ElderCare® is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly–PACE for short. PACE, an alternative to nursing home care, is a program that helps people 55 and older continue living safely at home. At Fallon Health, we believe our individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, self-expression and unique capabilities allow us to better serve our members. We embrace and encourage differences in age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and other characteristics that make people unique.

Today, guided by our mission of improving health and inspiring hope, we strive to be the leading provider of government-sponsored health insurance programs—including Medicare, Medicaid, and PACE— in the region.

Position Overview:

Our Physicians have flexibility to devote as much time as needed for the clinical and social needs of our participants and their caregivers to provide individualized quality care by a team of geriatric care professionals who work together with participants and caregivers to address each individual's specific needs. This team of professionals is an essential component of the Summit ElderCare PACE program.

The team uses a collaborative approach to care planning and is called the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). The IDT is comprised of Providers (MD/DO and NP/PA), Nurses, Social Workers, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, Health Aides, Recreation staff, Home Care and Transportation Coordinators and Site Administrator. This approach to care is the gold standard for complex and frail older adults who wish to avoid nursing home placement.

Responsibilities

Highlights of Summit ElderCare

  • Primary care physicians and staff with expertise in geriatrics (the care of older adults)

  • Specialty care

  • Full prescription drug coverage

  • 100% hospitalization coverage

  • Assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs)

  • Adult day health program

  • Medical transportation

  • Family caregiver support

  • Specialized dementia and geriatric care

Qualifications

Education: Medical degree, Geriatric specialty strongly desired *     *

License: A doctor of medicine or osteopathy legally authorized to practice medicine or surgery in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Current DEA certificate.

Certification: Board certification Internal Medicine, Geriatrics or Family Practice preferred *     *

Experience: Two or more years working with a frail or elderly population. Previous managment experience desirable.

COVID-19 Vaccination:

With the end of the Global Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, Fallon Health no longer requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 except for employees who are in jobs that under state and federal laws, regulations and policies are required to be vaccinated and/or they are in Member/participant facing positions.

Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Location US-MA-Springfield

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/12/2024 11:11 AM)

Job ID 7581

# Positions 1

Category Physician

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